Grinding Wheel Balancing with OneWay System

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Forum topic by Joeshop posted 09-27-2010 09:39 PM 1947 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-27-2010 09:39 PM

I have a new 6” grinding wheel, with a center hole that is nowhere near an inch in diameter, that wants to shake the grinder off of the bench. Is it possible to balance this wheel with the OneWay balancing system ??
Any suggestions or recommendation. Thanx !


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#1 posted 09-27-2010 09:51 PM

Better buy a new wheel in my opinion they explode like bombs when they decide to die on you.Too dangerous to fart about with in any case a wheel is cheaper than the device you plan to buy to rectify the fault.My3 Pennies worth.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#2 posted 03-26-2011 06:40 AM
give this a try I’m gonna get one myself.

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#3 posted 03-26-2011 12:53 PM

I use and really like the Oneway system:

However, I had a wheel that wasn’t nearly as bad as yours and it was too much for the Oneway to fix. In talking with Oneway, they said that it’s possible to add more balancers (they’re just ordinary bolts/nuts) but they don’t recommend it since at that point the wheel is obviously defective and should be replaced. I’d return it or simply toss it. Bad things can happen with a defective wheel. Trust me, I know …

One thing I don’t understand: Why do you mention the hole size?

-- The Wood Nerd --

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#4 posted 03-26-2011 06:06 PM

Yep. I yelled at ya. Do you think that you’ll look good with a section of grinding wheel stickin’ out of your head?


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